M Timonen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. pmc The association between physical fitness and depressive symptoms among young adults: results of the Northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study
    Kadri Suija
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:535. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Can transcranial brain-targeted bright light treatment via ear canals be effective in relieving symptoms in seasonal affective disorder? A pilot study
    Markku Timonen
    University of Oulu, Institute of Health Sciences General Practice, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Med Hypotheses 78:511-5. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and depressive symptoms in young adult males: findings from Finnish military conscripts
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Psychosom Med 69:723-8. 2007
  4. pmc Management of depression in adults
    Markku Timonen
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Finland
    BMJ 336:435-9. 2008
  5. pmc Insulin resistance and depression: cross sectional study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Finland
    BMJ 330:17-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and depression: the Northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Affect Disord 82:447-52. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Atopy and depression: results from the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    M Timonen
    Health Center, City of Oulu, Finland
    Mol Psychiatry 8:738-44. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Suicides in persons suffering from rheumatoid arthritis
    M Timonen
    University of Oulu, Department of Psychiatry, Box 5000, Finland
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:287-91. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of preceding traumatic brain injury with mental disorders, alcoholism and criminality: the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 113:217-26. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Somatic morbidity and criminality: the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 132:68-75. 2003

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Publications47

  1. pmc The association between physical fitness and depressive symptoms among young adults: results of the Northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study
    Kadri Suija
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:535. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the association between physical fitness and depressive symptoms among young adults...
  2. doi request reprint Can transcranial brain-targeted bright light treatment via ear canals be effective in relieving symptoms in seasonal affective disorder? A pilot study
    Markku Timonen
    University of Oulu, Institute of Health Sciences General Practice, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Med Hypotheses 78:511-5. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and depressive symptoms in young adult males: findings from Finnish military conscripts
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Psychosom Med 69:723-8. 2007
    ..We previously demonstrated at epidemiological level in two groups of men aged 31 years and 61 to 63 years that IR is linked with depressive symptoms...
  4. pmc Management of depression in adults
    Markku Timonen
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Finland
    BMJ 336:435-9. 2008
  5. pmc Insulin resistance and depression: cross sectional study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Finland
    BMJ 330:17-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and depression: the Northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Affect Disord 82:447-52. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Atopy and depression: results from the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    M Timonen
    Health Center, City of Oulu, Finland
    Mol Psychiatry 8:738-44. 2003
    ..Possible background theories, that is, genetic abnormalities in serotonin metabolism, HPA-axis dysfunction, and histamine theory are discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Suicides in persons suffering from rheumatoid arthritis
    M Timonen
    University of Oulu, Department of Psychiatry, Box 5000, Finland
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 42:287-91. 2003
    ..To assess the demographic and psychosocial profiles of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who committed suicide. Two control groups were used: osteoarthritis (OA) and suicide victims with neither RA nor OA...
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of preceding traumatic brain injury with mental disorders, alcoholism and criminality: the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 113:217-26. 2002
    ..1, 95% CI 1.2-13.6). The results support the TBI's association with psychiatric morbidity, which should not be overlooked when treating psychiatric patients, especially those with comorbid criminality...
  10. ncbi request reprint Somatic morbidity and criminality: the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu Finland
    Forensic Sci Int 132:68-75. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between adverse physical disorders and violent/non-violent criminal behaviour...
  11. ncbi request reprint The association between C-reactive protein levels and depression: Results from the northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study
    Timo Liukkonen
    Department of Psychiatry, Savonlinna Central Hospital, Savonlinna, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 60:825-30. 2006
    ..The impact of the severity of current single and recurrent depressive episodes on this putative association was also investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and insulin resistance in young adult males: results from the Northern Finland 1966 birth cohort
    M Timonen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Mol Psychiatry 11:929-33. 2006
    ..48-6.68) and the value of OR increased in parallel with a tighter definition of IR (P-value for trend=0.007). The results indicate that in young males, a positive association exists specifically with severe depressive symptoms...
  13. doi request reprint Association of family background with adolescent smoking and regular use of illicit substances among underage psychiatric in-patients
    Matti Laukkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    J Addict Dis 27:69-79. 2008
    ..Two-parent or foster family units may protect adolescents from involvement with illicit substances. In clinical adolescent psychiatric practice more attention should be paid to family interventions and parental support...
  14. doi request reprint The association between anxiety and C-reactive protein (CRP) levels: results from the Northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study
    T Liukkonen
    Savonlinna Central Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Keskussairaalantie 6, 57120 Savonlinna, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 26:363-9. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether anxiety symptoms as well as comorbid anxiety and depressive symptoms are associated with low-grade inflammation at population level...
  15. doi request reprint Drug-dependent boys are more depressed compared to girls: a comorbidity study of substance dependence and mental disorders
    Risto Ilomäki
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Addict Res 14:161-8. 2008
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  16. doi request reprint Psychotic boys performing well in school are at increased risk of suicidal ideation
    Vesa Tikkanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 63:30-6. 2009
    ..This study investigated how the level of school performance is associated with suicidal behavior and psychiatric disorders among adolescent psychiatric inpatients aged 12-17 years...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is seasonality of suicides stronger in victims with hospital-treated atopic disorders?
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Oulu, Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 126:167-75. 2004
    ..50%). The exacerbation of an atopic disorder may increase the risk of suicide in spring; something that should be taken note of in clinical work...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of menopause and use of contraceptives/hormone therapy on association of C-reactive protein and depression: a population-based study
    Timo Liukkonen
    Department of Psychiatry, Savonlinna Central Hospital, Savonlinna, Finland Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, University of Oulu, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 68:573-9. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Body mass index (BMI) of drug-naïve psychotic adolescents based on a population of adolescent psychiatric inpatients
    Jaana Juutinen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, FIN 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 23:521-6. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Association between physical illnesses and depressive symptoms requiring hospitalization in suicide victims
    Helinä Hakko
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, P O Box 26, 90029 Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 160:271-7. 2008
    ..Since depression can affect quality of life in severely ill patients, targeting depression in patients with chronic illness may assist in decreasing suicide rates...
  21. doi request reprint Bullying behavior is related to suicide attempts but not to self-mutilation among psychiatric inpatient adolescents
    Anu Helmi Luukkonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Psychopathology 42:131-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the association of bullying behavior with suicide attempts and self-mutilation among adolescents...
  22. doi request reprint Nicotine dependence is associated with suicide attempts and self-mutilation among adolescent females
    Kaisa Riala
    Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 50:293-8. 2009
    ..Our aim was to investigate the relationship between ND and various forms of suicidal behavior among adolescent psychiatric inpatients in Finland...
  23. doi request reprint Low serum adiponectin level as a predictor of impaired glucose regulation and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a middle-aged Finnish population
    Kirsti Jalovaara
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Metabolism 57:1130-4. 2008
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that adiponectin may play a role in the pathogenesis of abnormal glucose metabolism...
  24. pmc Postchallenge glucose, A1C, and fasting glucose as predictors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: a 10-year prospective cohort study
    Henna Cederberg
    Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Care 33:2077-83. 2010
    ..We assessed A1C, impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) as predictors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) at 10 years...
  25. ncbi request reprint Temporal association of onset of daily smoking with adolescent substance use and psychiatric morbidity
    Risto Ilomäki
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014, Finland
    Eur Psychiatry 23:85-91. 2008
    ..However, only limited number of studies has investigated whether the young onset age of daily smoking (DS) among adolescents is associated with psychiatric morbidity and vice versa...
  26. doi request reprint Bullying behavior in relation to psychiatric disorders and physical health among adolescents: a clinical cohort of 508 underage inpatient adolescents in Northern Finland
    Anu Helmi Luukkonen
    University of Oulu, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Finland
    Psychiatry Res 178:166-70. 2010
    ..5, P=0.041). Our results suggest that adolescents who are involved in bullying behavior should be evaluated psychiatrically, as this might be an early marker of psychiatric disorders...
  27. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche and depression at the age of 31 years: findings from the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Anne Herva
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital of Oulu, Oulu, PL 26, FIN 90029 OYS, Finland
    J Psychosom Res 57:359-62. 2004
    ..The role of oestrogen in depression is not clear, although it affects serotonergic functions in the central nervous system (CNS). We wanted to test the hypothesis that age at menarche is associated with depression in young adulthood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association between skin test diagnosed atopy and professionally diagnosed depression: a Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort study
    Markku Timonen
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Biol Psychiatry 52:349-55. 2002
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  29. ncbi request reprint Temporal relationship between the age of onset of phobic disorders and development of substance dependence in adolescent psychiatric patients
    Risto Ilomäki
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Drug Alcohol Depend 75:327-30. 2004
    ..To investigate the age of onset of phobic disorders in relation to later development of substance dependence in a sample of adolescent psychiatric patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Depression in relation to survival among neurosurgical patients with a primary brain tumor: a 5-year follow-up study
    Arja Mainio
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Neurosurgery 56:1234-41; discussion 1241-2. 2005
    ..In a 5-year follow-up study, we investigated the association of depression with survival of patients with a primary brain tumor...
  31. ncbi request reprint Alcohol-related suicides in victims with a history of hospital-treated depression
    Helinä Hakko
    Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University Hospital, PO Box 26, FIN 90029 OYS, Finland
    Am J Addict 14:455-63. 2005
    ..It is apparently important in clinical practice to recognize the increased risk of suicide soon after hospital discharge not only in depressed patients, but also in those with a history of both depression and alcohol-related disorders...
  32. ncbi request reprint Nicotine use and dependence and their association to psychiatric disorders in a large sample of adolescent psychiatric inpatients
    Helinä Hakko
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, P O Box 26, 90029 OYS, Finland
    Addict Behav 31:1873-80. 2006
    ..4-4.4). The usefulness of mFTQ in measuring ND among adolescent inpatients is apparent. Therefore, it can be recommended to be used as a routine screening instrument for ND among adolescents hospitalized due to psychiatric disorders...
  33. ncbi request reprint Co-occurrence of metabolic syndrome with depression and anxiety in young adults: the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Anne Herva
    Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Psychosom Med 68:213-6. 2006
    ..We studied whether metabolic syndrome and its components are associated with depressive and anxiety symptoms in a young adult population cohort...
  34. ncbi request reprint Rates and previous disease history in old age suicide
    Hannu J Koponen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:38-46. 2007
    ..Since the absolute number of suicides in the elderly is expected to rise, more precise ways to identify potential risk factors for elderly suicides are needed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in connection with BMI in young Finnish male adults
    Ilona Mikkola
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Oulu, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:404-9. 2007
    ..We recommend that health education focus on those individuals that show an elevated risk of developing, already in young adulthood, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes...
  36. ncbi request reprint Regular daily smoking among 14-year-old adolescents increases the subsequent risk for suicide: the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Kaisa Riala
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:775-80. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between adolescent regular daily smoking and later suicides in a prospective longitudinal birth cohort setting...
  37. ncbi request reprint Suicide after hospitalization in the elderly: a population based study of suicides in Northern Finland between 1988-2003
    Kaisa Karvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 23:135-41. 2008
    ..The lack of information is most apparent in the oldest old (individuals over 75 years)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Sex, timing, and depression among suicide victims with schizophrenia
    Kaisa Karvonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Compr Psychiatry 48:319-22. 2007
    ..However, to the best of our knowledge, it remains unknown whether survival times differ between suicide victims with schizophrenia concomitantly with and those without depression...
  39. doi request reprint Quality of diabetes care among patients managed by teleconsultation
    Tuula Nikkanen
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014 Finland
    J Telemed Telecare 14:295-9. 2008
    ..Although the study was uncontrolled, there were improvements in glucose and LDL cholesterol levels and blood pressure in patients who were managed by teleconsultation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Survival time after last hospitalization among suicide victims in northern Finland
    Iikka Lantto
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Psychiatr Serv 55:821-3. 2004
    ..Clinicians should note the putative suicide risk among somatic patients at discharge, especially among those with a psychiatric history...
  41. ncbi request reprint Presence of atopy in first-degree relatives as a predictor of a female proband's depression: results from the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:1249-54. 2003
    ..Recent investigations suggest a common genetic rather than environmental cause to explain the association between IgE-mediated atopic allergies and depression...
  42. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein levels and sleep disturbances: observations based on the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort study
    Timo Liukkonen
    Department of Psychiatry, Savonlinna Central Hospital Keskussairaalantie 6, FIN 57120 Savonlinna, Finland
    Psychosom Med 69:756-61. 2007
    ..Elevated CRP levels have been found to accompany sleep disturbances, but evidence so far comes only from limited clinical and experimental studies; epidemiological studies are lacking...
  43. doi request reprint The attitudes of multiprofessional teams to telehealth adoption in northern Finland health centres
    Tiina Vuononvirta
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, FIN 91100, Finland
    J Telemed Telecare 15:290-6. 2009
    ..Project staff and managers need to take into account the diverse attitudes of health professionals, because different people require different actions to adopt telehealth in their work...
  44. pmc Burden of illness and suicide in elderly people. Physical disease and depression are prevalent in elderly Finnish suicide victims
    Markku Timonen
    BMJ 325:441. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint [Smoking and attempted suicide among adolescent psychiatric patients]
    Taru Makikyro
    OYS n psykiatrian klinikka
    Duodecim 120:2219-20. 2004
  46. doi request reprint Treatment of hepatitis C with interferon-alpha and ribavirine in a patient with long-term clozapine treatment
    Timo Liukkonen
    Psychosomatics 49:86-8. 2008
  47. ncbi request reprint Late pregnancy blood pressure in nulliparas and subsequent abnormal glucose tolerance
    Jouko Saramies
    Savitaipale Health Centre, Maitolantie 7, FIN 54800 Savitaipale, Finland
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 71:220-4. 2006
    ..02-1.11), respectively. The results of this study suggest that not only hypertension but also less elevated levels of blood pressure during late pregnancy in nulliparas may be used as a predictor of subsequent AGT...